History of New South Wales from the Records Volume 1; Governor Phillip, 1783-1789

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 Excerpt: ...during the dinner. "After tho cloth was removed"--we are indebted to Surgeon White for these particulars The toasts--" hi8 Majesty's health was drank with three cheers." and the J siKeehcs. Then came the Prince of Wales, the Queen and Royal Family, the Cumberland Family, his Royal Highness Prince William ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 Excerpt: ...during the dinner. "After tho cloth was removed"--we are indebted to Surgeon White for these particulars The toasts--" hi8 Majesty's health was drank with three cheers." and the J siKeehcs. Then came the Prince of Wales, the Queen and Royal Family, the Cumberland Family, his Royal Highness Prince William Henry, and lastly, his Majesty's Ministers, of whom some one was good enough to say that" they might be pitted against any that ever conducted the affairs of Great Britain." After the toasts had been duly honoured, Phillip informed his guests that he had determined to create a County and Ifh(jum!u:r-namo it the County of Cumberland, after his Royal Highland, ness, giving it such boundaries as would make it the largest county in the world. To the north, it would be bounded by the northernmost point of Broken Bay; to the south, by the southernmost point of Botany Bay; and to the west by the great range of mountains which he had seen for the first time during his expedition of the loth April. He then went on to say that he had also intended to have named the town they were building, and to have laid the foundaLajins the tion-stone of it, on that day; but the unexpected difficulties foundation 3 ' stone. he had met with in clearing the ground, added to the want of mechanics, had rendered it impossible to do so. He was therefore obliged to postpone that ceremony until a future day. The name which Phillip thought of giving the town was never officially mentioned by him; but, says White, " we understand it is to be Albion." While the gentlemen of the civil, military, and naval establishments were thus enjoying themselves at Government House, the people outside were not forgotten by tho Governor. Tho unhappy creatures lying u...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150557873
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.59 (d)

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